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Theodore (hegoumenos?) of Kyron (eighth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ. A cross on either side. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

θεο
δωρου
τουκυ
ρου

Θεοδώρου τοῦ Κύρου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ. A cross on either side. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

θεο
δωρου
τουκυ
ρου

Θεοδώρου τοῦ Κύρου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.123
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Θεοδώρου τοῦ Κύρου.

(Seal of) Theodore, (hegoumenos) of Kyron.

Commentary

It is not clear what the words τοῦ Κύρου refer to, perhaps to a monastery of which the owner will have been the abbot.